Rituals of the Dark Moon Everyone is familiar with the image of Witches performing rituals under a Full Moon. Mysterious but not frightening, the Dark Moon (the night before the New Moon) is lesser known but equally powerful. This guidebook reveals the hidden wisdom of the Dark Moon Path. It presents the thirteen Dark Moons of the year by the zodiac sign in which they fall, along with rituals designed to help you experience and learn from their energies. You'll explore the Dark Moon lessons of: • The Unseen in Aquarius • Risk in Leo • Time in Pisces •Silence in Virgo • Identity in Aries • Descent in Libra • The Body in Taurus • Intuition in Scorpio • Knowledge in Gemini • Creativity in Sagittarius • Emotion in Cancer •Power in Capricorn • The Dark in Arachne (a spirit sign) Deepen your understanding of the Moon as the Goddess as you experience the intuitive and deep healing powers of the Dark.
Gail Wood has been a Witch and Wiccan priestess for more than twenty years, practicing a shamanic path celebrating the Dark Moon. She is clergy, teacher, ritual leader, tarot reader and Reiki Master. She teaches workshops and classes on alternative spiritualities, Wicca, tarot, ritual, shamanic journeywork, and Reiki. She is the author of "Rituals of the Dark Moon: 13 Lunar Rites for a Magical Path "(Llewellyn, 2001); "The Wild God: Meditations and Rituals on the Sacred Masculine "(Spilled Candy, 2006); and articles in a variety of pagan publications. She is eagerly anticipating the publication of "The Ecstatic Witch "on shamanic Wicca from Weiser." " She is High Priestess of the Coven of the Heron of the RavenMyst Circle.